Ash Gourd Halwa (Kashi halwa, Kushmanda halwa)
Ash Gourd Halwa (Kashi halwa, Kushmanda halwa)

Ash gourd halwa is a dessert that is served as part of special breakfast, special meal, as part of high tea in India.

A Konkani dessert - Sweet Moong Dal Khichdi
A Konkani dessert - Sweet Moong Dal Khichdi

Sweet khichdi is a Konkani dessert that’s absolutely to die for. Hot khichdi is served with loads of ghee on top. Yum!

Pineapple Kesaribath (Sheera)
Pineapple Kesaribath (Sheera)

Have guests coming over and need a quick dessert? This rava kesaribath with or without pineapple is the easiest and the quickest to make.

Chickpea Flour Laddus (Ashtami Undo)
Chickpea Flour Laddus (Ashtami Undo)

Konkani households of Udupi, Mangalore region make chickpea flour ladoos for Krishna Janmastami. They are an absolute delight to eat.

Chickpea panchakajjaya (Chanedali panchakajjaya)
Chickpea panchakajjaya (Chanedali panchakajjaya)

No pooja is complete without an offering to God according to the Hindu rituals. Panchakajjayas are a mixture of 5 ingredients served as naivedyam to the Lord.

Chickpea Flour Panchakajjaya (Chanedali pitti panchakajjaya)
Chickpea Flour Panchakajjaya (Chanedali pitti panchakajjaya)

No pooja is complete without an offering to God according to the Hindu rituals. Panchakajjayas are a mixture of 5 ingredients served as naivedyam to the Lord.

Jackfruit Payasam (Ponsa payasu)
Jackfruit Payasam (Ponsa payasu)

Jackfruit payasam is a desert, a sweet dish made from ripe jackfruits. It's also called gharai in Konkani.

Sweet Saffron Rice (Rice Kesaribhath, Sheera)
Sweet Saffron Rice (Rice Kesaribhath, Sheera)

Kesaribath or sheera is saffron infused rice, sweetened with sugar and enriched with loads of ghee. Its is a very popular south Indian dessert, breakfast.

Banana Halwa (Kele Halvo)
Banana Halwa (Kele Halvo)

Banana halwa is amazingly yummy, soft and delicious. Banana halwa is also super easy to make. Trust me. It shouldn't take you more than 35 minutes to make.

Bottle gourd Halwa (Gardudde Halwa)
Bottle gourd Halwa (Gardudde Halwa)

A quick, simple, easy to prepare dessert called as halwa from bottle gourd. Bottle gourd are called as gardudde in konkani.